School officials shouldn't joke about calling the cops on vulnerable children. They should also stop treating non-compliance as criminal.
Timothy Loehmann, the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, was fired on Tuesday.
A new theory detailing why people engage in racist and spiteful behavior highlights how we act most altruistically toward those similar to ourselves. At a time when racial discrimination at the hands of law enforcement is so prevalent, could understanding the scientific underpinnings of such feelings prevent similar conduct in the future?